Want to apply to Colgan for the Visual Arts Program?
Here is a cheat sheet to get ready!
DO NOT WAIT UNTIL THE LAST WEEK TO DO THIS!
Nov 1st: Applications Open
Click here for the application site
Dec 12th: Applications Due
Jan 21st (Saturday): 2 hour interview and PORTFOLIO DUE
You will do an onsite drawing, practice still life drawing!
Be prepared to speak about your interest in art, what you would like to explore, and what you bring to the table.
You need to be able to use art vocabulary in conversation.
Mrs. Shrum will be back for 3rd quarter and can assist you with your Fine Art conversation skills.
Mr. Cox can assist you with your Industrial/Entertainment and Production Art conversation skills.
Between 6 and 8 art pieces
1 must be an observational drawing
1 must be a sculpture
Maximum of 1 "cartoon/anime" style artwork: NO MORE THAN 1 ANIME ART!
The last 3-5 pieces should show your interests and exploration of art media
Have some meaning to some of your work. "My teacher told me to make it" is not a good explanation.
It doesn't matter if you made the art at home, in 6th,7th, or 8th grade. As long as you made the art piece it can go in your portfolio.
Only your BEST 6-8 pieces should go in. Your worst piece is what your portfolio will be remebered for so don't just stick stuff in. Make new art you can defend.
I know we do a lot of cartoon/anime style art in my class. I like it too, but they want to see Fine Art ability during your application.
We will do a lot of Fine Arts work during Art Club to tighten up your portfolios.
You can purchase a Portfolio at Michaels.
The more original art you can put into it the better, so one that can fit 18 x 12 artwork should serve you well.
Any art too large should be photographed and printed on Photo paper.
I can show you how to photograph your artwork.
Getting into the Visual Arts program is a competition. I am here to assist you in winning it but you have to do the work.
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